Glauber's NFL Hot Reads
Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
The NFL salary cap for the 2013 season has been set at $123,000,000 per team. Here's a look at how much cap room each team has as of Thursday morning, according to the NFL Players Association:
Arizona Cardinals: $11,547,786
Atlanta Falcons: $2,432,601
Baltimore Ravens: $5,356,586
Buffalo Bills: $16,347,532
Carolina Panthers: $6,187,488
Chicago Bears: ...Read more »
NEW ORLEANS -- Eli Manning missed his chance to play in a home Super Bowl when the Giants didn’t make the playoffs or advance here for Sunday’s game. He’ll have another chance next year, though.
Super Bowl XLVIII will be held in New York and New Jersey, in case you haven’t heard, and Manning is already looking forward to the possibility of playing in it.
“That’s the good thing about...Read more »
NEW ORLEANS – Eli Manning was at the Super Bowl media center on Friday talking about Gatorade’s new DATA program which stands for “Dietary Analysis Tool for Athletes” (and is not to be confused with SWAT; that’s something else we wrote about this week). But even Manning admitted that New Orleans is not a place to be analyzing the diet.
“It’s tough to get [good barbecued shrimp] in New Jersey,”...Read more »
Peyton Manning is back atop the football world. Or, at least, Bob Glauber's NFL power rankings.
The 12-3 Denver Broncos, led by the veteran signal-caller, top the latest NFL power rankings after a 34-12 win over the Cleveland Browns. The Atlanta Falcons move one spot up to No. 2, while the surprising Seattle Seahawks jump up four spots to third place.
The Giants are the biggest losers,...Read more »
The Giants don’t want David Wilson to backflip his way on to the list of football players who injured themselves during celebrations. Some of the unfortunate victims: Bill Gramatica Cardinals kicker tore his right ACL and missed the rest of the 2001 season when he jumped up and landed awkwardly after a 42-yard field goal early in the game that gave Arizona a 3-0 lead over the Giants. Gramatica was...Read more »
Chase Blackburn does his best John Madden impression as he breaks down the anatomy of several of the Giants' defensive plays from their 38-10 win over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.
Take a look:
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Giants Hall of Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor has won a lawsuit that sought unspecified damages over a sexual encounter in 2010 with an 16-year-old girl in a Rockland County, N.Y. hotel room.
Per the Associated Press, a jury returned a verdict of not guilty after hearing testimony from Taylor and the now 19-year-old woman.
Taylor acknowledged he had sex with a prostitute,...Read more »
Former Giants running back Ottis "O.J." Anderson, MVP of Super Bowl XXV, spoke to members of the HB Thompson Middle School team in Syosset on Wednesday....Read more »
Former Giants tight end Kevin Boss, who missed games in the 2008 and 2010 season with concussions, suffered another in Week 2 and is now out for the season.
The Chiefs made the announcement today.
"Kevin was disappointed … we’re disappointed, because we thought he was a good addition to the team,” Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel said. “We felt like he would be able to...Read more »
Another wild and wacky – and ridiculously unpredictable – week in the NFL. A look back at the best and worst of Week 3: Game of the week: Ravens 31, Patriots 30
In a rematch of last season’s AFC Championship Game, the Ravens gain a measure of revenge in a shootout win over the Pats. Joe Flacco throws for three TDs, and Ryan Tucker wins it with a field goal at the buzzer. Offensive player of...Read more »